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During the Depression, the federal government employed writers in the Writers' Program of the Works Projects Administration (WPA) to compile the first comprehensive guidebooks to the United States, the American Guide Series. Guides were published for the 48 states, Alaska, and countless cities. This category is for waymarking places referred to in the series.
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SS66.8 km

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American Guide SeriesHigh School Building - Okmulgee, OK

in American Guide Series

Okmulgee High School has a long and illustrious history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/27/2011

last visited: never

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SS66.8 km

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American Guide SeriesFederal Building - Okmulgee, OK

in American Guide Series

An impressive, "modern" building when constructed, it still serves the community well to this day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/6/2011

last visited: never

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SS66.9 km

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American Guide SeriesCreek Indian National Council House - Okmulgee, OK

in American Guide Series

Moving through the decades, this building has changed little and represents all that is best about the Creek nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/8/2011

last visited: 10/21/2016

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SS67.3 km

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American Guide SeriesOkmulgee Public Library - Okmulgee, OK

in American Guide Series

This beautiful library building was a town's pride and joy. It still operates today, after almost 90 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/27/2011

last visited: never

Image for Harmon Stadium - Okmulgee, OKview gallery

SS67.4 km

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American Guide SeriesHarmon Stadium - Okmulgee, OK

in American Guide Series

This was quite an undertaking when it was built in 1936. It was the pride of the town of Okmulgee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/25/2011

last visited: never

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SESE78.9 km

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American Guide SeriesCherokee Female Seminary - Park Hill

in American Guide Series

Referred to in the American Guide Oklahoma publication, the school has been gone since a fire destroyed it in 1887.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2015

last visited: 3/29/2019

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SESE79 km

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American Guide SeriesPark Hill Mission Cemetery - Park Hill, OK

in American Guide Series

Also known as Worcester Mission Cemetery, this cemetery was placed on the National Register in 2006.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2015

last visited: never

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SESE79 km

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American Guide SeriesMurrell Mansion - Park Hill, OK

in American Guide Series

A focal point of social life in early Indian Territory, the home went into disrepair, and then was beautifully restored by the State of Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/4/2015

last visited: never

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SESE80.1 km

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American Guide SeriesRoss Family Cemetery - Park Hill, OK

in American Guide Series

Ross Cemetery is associated with Principal Chief of the Cherokee, John Ross (1790-1866). It was placed on the National Register in 2002.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2015

last visited: 4/22/2016

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American Guide SeriesPolson Cemetery - Rural Delaware County, Oklahoma

in American Guide Series

The Polson Cemetery is the resting place for Stand Watie, Major Ridge, and John Ridge. Polson Cemetery is located on E340 Road about 2 miles west of Southwest City, Missouri.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/8/2019

last visited: 7/9/2019

Image for Baxter Springs National Cemetery - Baxter Springs, Ks.view gallery

NENE126.8 km

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American Guide SeriesBaxter Springs National Cemetery - Baxter Springs, Ks.

in American Guide Series

This 0.7 acre Soldier's Lot is part of the larger Baxter Springs Cemetery located west of town on US-166 and is overseen by Leavenworth National Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/7/2014

last visited: 2/28/2017

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SS140 km

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American Guide SeriesINDIAN SCOTTISH RITE CONSISTORY - McAlester, Oklahoma.

in American Guide Series

Historic masonic temple in McAlester, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/22/2008

last visited: 4/8/2011

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SS140.3 km

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American Guide SeriesSupreme Office of the Rainbow Order - McAlester, Oklahoma

in American Guide Series

International Temple for the Rainbow Girls in McAlester, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/22/2008

last visited: 3/19/2016

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NENE143.1 km

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American Guide SeriesCity Park – Neosho, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Small municipal park in Neosho, Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/10/2015

last visited: 2/9/2016

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NENE143.6 km

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American Guide SeriesFederal Fish Hatchery – Neosho, Missouri

in American Guide Series

National fish hatchery in Neosho, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/4/2015

last visited: never

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SWSW143.9 km

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American Guide SeriesWoodland Park - Shawnee, OK

in American Guide Series

A venerable old park on the north side of downtown Shawnee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/25/2010

last visited: never

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SWSW143.9 km

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American Guide SeriesThe Municipal Auditorium - Shawnee, OK

in American Guide Series

A rock-solid auditorium that serves many purposes in the city of Shawnee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/22/2010

last visited: never

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SWSW144 km

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American Guide SeriesCarnegie Library - Shawnee, OK

in American Guide Series

One of seventeen remaining Carnegie Library buildings in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/20/2010

last visited: 10/18/2015

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SWSW144 km

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American Guide SeriesPottawatomie County Courthouse - Shawnee, OK

in American Guide Series

A grand three-story stone courthouse which is a focal point of Pottawatomie County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/24/2010

last visited: 10/18/2015

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NENE145 km

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American Guide SeriesMineral Museum – Joplin, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Museum featuring mineral samples particularly those from the tri-state mining region now part of a larger museum complex in Joplin, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/25/2015

last visited: never

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NENE145.2 km

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American Guide SeriesSchifferdecker Park – Joplin, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Municipal park with many facilities in Joplin, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/25/2015

last visited: never

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NENE146.6 km

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American Guide SeriesMunicipal Market – Joplin, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Former municipal market buildings on the south side of Joplin's downtown.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Montana

date approved: 4/21/2015

last visited: never

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NENE146.9 km

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American Guide SeriesEagle-Picher Lead Company Plant – Joplin, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Former lead processing plant now power technology plant in Joplin, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/25/2015

last visited: never

Image for J. C. Cox Home – Joplin, Missouriview gallery

NENE148.5 km

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American Guide SeriesJ. C. Cox Home – Joplin, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Home of early settler and pioneer in Joplin, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/1/2015

last visited: never

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NENE150.3 km

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American Guide SeriesJoplin Stock Yard, Inc. – Joplin, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Location of a large former stockyard in Joplin, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/1/2015

last visited: never

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